Seemingly yearly, we see new printer vectored network attacks due to slovely written code in the printer or the offending machine’s drives. Here’s the latest debacle courtesy of Hacker Noon on their Medium blog.
‘Hacking unsecured printers is easy. Unfortunately, according to a Spiceworks survey only 16% of IT industry respondents think printers are at high risk of a security breach! 43% of surveyed companies ignore printers in their endpoint security approach. Well, what adminstrators don’t know will hurt them. Corporations invest in securing their computing devices. Why not printers?’ – via Hacker Noon on Medium
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosecurity.US authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: https://hackernoon.com/did-you-know-that-printers-are-a-major-cyber-attack-vector-eddfbd8f99bb